Charles Watson (Ironmongers) Ltd

At Charles Watson, we pride ourselves on being friendly and reliable, supplying the trade and DIY for over a 100 years with architectural hardware and tools.

We are available online or have branches in Halifax and Leeds, Yorkshire, England.

Read about the history of Charles Watson and how we became your local online ironmonger here.

What Do We Offer?

Best Quality
Quality Brands

With over a hundred years of supplier relationships, Charles Watson only supplies high quality brands at the best prices, such as Union, ERA, Bosch, DURO, Makita and Stanley.

Customer Service
Great Customer Service

Available online, in branch or on the telephone our expert customer service team are ready to provide professional advice and support every step of the way.

Wide Range
Price Promise

We strive to offer our customers the best value in the market, as such if you see any product cheaper please contact us at [email protected] and we will endeavour to match the price.

How Do Orders Work?

Place Order
Place Order

Browse our products and place your order through our quick & simple checkout

Process Order
Process Order

Your order is printed and picked by our experienced warehouse staff

Ship Order
Ship Order

Your order is picked up by our courier and sent to a depot closest to your address

Receieve Order
Receive Order

Your order is placed on a delivery van the following day and delivered straight to your door

Who Are We?

Our talented team is the secret to our success for over a 100 years, each and every one ensures that Charles Watson Ironmongers delivers exceptional customer service, every order, every day.

Andrew Smith


Length of Service: 20 Years

Official Job Title: Managing Director

Un-Official Job Title: Handyman


What do you do at Charles Watson?

I'm responsible for the overall performance of Charles Watson and aim to provide leadership for my staff in a positive way.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Football, football and football. I love watching the greatest team in the land play on a Saturday afternoon. The only problem is it puts me in a bad mood on Saturday evening!

If you were a product that Charles Watson sold, what would it be and why?

Squire combination padlock - designed to work reliably in all conditions.

Katharine Topham


Length of Service: 1 Year

Official Job Title: Group Marketing Manager

Un-Official Job Title: The Lancashirian Contingent


What do you do at Charles Watson?

Creates offline and online marketing campaigns.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I love days out with the family, interior design and dining out.

If you were a product that Charles Watson sold, what would it be and why?

I would be a Diamond Blade, as I’m sharp, a high performer and well…. who doesn’t like diamonds???

Nick Ackroyd


Length of Service: 38 Years

Official Job Title: Trade Counter Sales

Un-Official Job Title: Donkey


What do you do at Charles Watson?

Trade counter sales and anything else you can think of.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Sleep.

If you were a product that Charles Watson sold, what would it be and why?

Anything antique.

George Turner


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Mike Ashcroft


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Matthew Whitehead


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Steve Peace


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Pam Gallagher


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Dawn Martha Darby


Length of Service: 25 Years

Official Job Title: Purchase/Accounts Clerk

Un-Official Job Title: Matriach/Office Entertainer


What do you do at Charles Watson?

Purchase orders and purchase ledger accounts and of course making the tea!!!!

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Spending time with the grandchildren.

If you were a product that Charles Watson sold, what would it be and why?

Bolt - A bolts purpose is to securely hold fast and support just like I have supported the company for many years.

George Herring


Length of Service: 2.5 Years

Official Job Title: Marketing Assistant

Un-Official Job Title: Ex feeder, now I only feed myself


What do you do at Charles Watson?

Graphic Design & Marketing

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Spend time with friends and play/watch football.

If you were a product that Charles Watson sold, what would it be and why?

A multi-tool, because I can do a bit of everything.

Zak Coyne


Length of Service: 1 Year

Official Job Title: Web Developer

Un-Official Job Title: dunno


What do you do at Charles Watson?

Create new online stores and internal systems for us to use

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Spend time with friends/family, and summer time festivals

If you were a product that Charles Watson sold, what would it be and why?

A Thor hammer; great quality and always hit the nail on the head!

Stephen Ambler


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Contact Us!

If you have any questions regarding a specific product or, if for some reason, you are having issues with the website then feel free to contact us and our sales/technical team will do their best to resolve your issue.

You can contact us on 01422 251 251, or enter a live chat which is easily located on the bottom right of the website between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

You can also find your nearest Charles Watson branch by clicking here

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